Optical Scientist

Optical Scientist – Contract – Cambridge

We’re working with one of the world’s largest and most prestigious companies in their search for an Optical Scientist to join the team on a contract basis. 6 months initially, we’re looking for an experienced scientist with their figure on the cutting edge of Optical Science to join a research focused team in Cambridge.

We’re looking for an industry leading experimental scientist/engineer to join the team, focused on developing advanced optical technologies for use in the cloud. You will typically spend your day designing, building and testing free space optical experiments.

The ideal candidate would hold a PhD in Optics or similar (Electrical Engineering, Nanoscience etc.), experience working in experimental quantum physics or similar discipline and have experience working in a lab-based environment – academic or commercial. Ideally you should have published work in respected journals or conferences.

You should have worked with:

* High average power lasers
* Ultrafast lasers/optics
* Laser material processing
* Quantum optics
* Cryogenic experiments
* Microwave setups and measurements, magnetometry
* Spatial light modulators
* High resolution optical microscopy
* Nanomechanical systems
* Instrument control (in Python), data analysis and acquisition
* Have as strong understanding of quantum phenomena in materials in nanoscale

You’ll be joining a world leading team of experts in the areas of optical, electronic, mechanical and software engineering, and will be developing solutions to some of the most important technological problems of our time.

For more information, apply now for a confidential chat.

Optical Scientist – Contract – Cambridge

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